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In This Issue:
Spring 2014
The Research Foundation – Touching the Lives of Many
The Research Foundation of the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons promotes our specialty through research and investigation of new treatments and therapies for diseases of the colon, rectum and anus.

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Dr. Anthony Senagore

Foundation Features Meet the Challenge Campaign
Join the ASCRS and its Research Foundation at the Welcome Reception on Sunday, May 18th, in Hollywood, Florida! Held on the first night of the ASCRS Annual Meeting, the Welcome Reception provides a great opportunity to catch up with old friends and meet new acquaintances. Read more…
Research Foundation Fundraiser

Focus on the Research Committee
The Research Foundation is made up of a Board of Trustees and three committees: Research Committee, Young Researchers Committee, and Fundraising Assistance Committee. Each committee has key responsibilities, which are critical to the work of the Foundation. Read more…

Dr. John Monson

The ASCRS Research Foundation Mentor Award
The Mentor Award was established in 1992 by the Research Foundation of ASCRS. The Young Researchers’ Committee of the Research Foundation selects the recipient of the award with final approval by the Research Foundation Board of Trustees. Read more…

Dr. Julio Garcia-Aguilar

Grateful Patient Brochure Now Available Online!
Over the years, many patients have been thankful for the work we do as colorectal surgeons and have demonstrated their appreciation through donations to the Research Foundation. The Grateful Patient brochure describes the important work of the Foundation… Read more…

Research Foundation Grateful Patient Brochure

2013-2015 Grants and Awards
During the past year, the Research Foundation funded over $600,000 in grants, including one Medical Student Research Initiation Grant, three General Surgery Resident Research Initiation Grants, three Limited Project Grants, and three Career Development Awards.

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2013-2015 Grants and Awards

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